Teaching a course online presents its own unique challenges when it comes to building a sense of community and connecting with your students. Listen as Dr. Clayton Austin, Senior Consultant with TeamUP Faculty Programs, interviews Dr. Chris Gilmer about building community online. Chris shares his advice, discusses some of the challenges you may face when teaching online, and outlines some keys to success in this environment.
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This podcast comes from the TeamUP Professional Development Portal, and makes up a small part of one of the self-paced multimedia modules available. This podcast comes from the module Building Community Online, which is part of Pod 1: Online Teaching. For a full list of available content, visit this site.

TeamUP, a part of Cengage Learning, is a group of college educators who provide peer-to-peer support, consulting services and innovative faculty development. Visit the TeamUP Professional Development Portal Web site for professional development opportunities and earn continuing education units.

Chris Gilmer, Ph.D. is a Faculty Advisor with Cengage Learning’s TeamUP Faculty Programs and has worked as a tenured professor, departmental chair, and faculty development director in the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) system and at Walden University for more than 20 years.